ABOUT ME

SO...WHO IS THIS MAN BY THE NAME OF TROY SANDIDGE? GLAD YOU ASKED, AND IF YOU DIDN'T... I'LL TELL YOU ANYWAY!

What’s Up World, Digital World! Looks you found me!

I am the hardest working workaholic you have never heard of ™

I have worked and partnered with Fortune 100 companies, small businesses, influencers, international companies, nonprofits, government agencies, startups, music artists, and more, to help grow their brand and profitability through social media, video, storytelling, and marketing strategies.

I have a relentless hardworking mentality. I am a self-starter and a people person. I enjoy challenges. I am interested in work that makes a difference but also work that allows me to satisfy my creative side and my industrial side. I have worked heavily internationally the past few years and have experience dealing with diverse groups of people, companies big and small, etc. I always say I’m a Social Media Influencer & Speaker in training. I have the relentless drive and an unquenching fire of a millennial with the mindset and patience of a Gen X. I have a heavy background in marketing, branding, social media, etc. I simply love social media and engaging with people. It is my life!

THE MORE CONTROL YOU HAVE OVER WHAT PEOPLE SEE WHEN THEY TYPE IN YOUR NAME, THE BETTER YOUR CHANCES GETTING NOTICED…THUS HERE YOU ARE READING THIS PAGE. ENOUGH SAID. =)

I think, especially in this field of marketing, social media, etc. it’s essential to truly practice what you preach. I have helped build brands and establish an online presence for various companies and people not to mention performing the same for the companies I currently work for. So I figured, why not make a “central hub location of information” specifically for me, separated from all the noise and distractions.

PERSONAL MANTRA

“Imagination is the Engine. Content is the Fuel. Social Media is the Highway. Marketing is the Roadmap. Sales is the Destination.” – Troy Sandidge

BRIEF OVERVIEW OF TROY IN 80 SECONDS!

SOME STATS

• #7 of Top 10 Twitter Influencer for SSU2018
• Featured in Forbes, Inc, Entrepreneur, SXSW, Chicago Tribune, ABC 7, NBC 5
• Google Partner, Hootsuite Ambassador, #BrandChat Host
• Top 50 Social Influencer Storytellers in HuffPost
• One of the Top Black Digital Marketing Pros (Specialist in Twitter) in Illinois

WHAT I LOVE TO DO

• I tweet… I have reached 350+ million impressions on Twitter (I LOVE Twitter Chats)
• I love to tell stories: blogging, vlogging, social
• I love making videos, traveling the world, interviewing people, & sharing stories
• I love to network! Hit me up! We can vlog, go on IG Live, & meet in person

BIG BRANDS, COMPANIES, & PEOPLE I HAVE WORKED WITH

  • Representative Pete Visclosky  (IN)
  • Senator Greg Taylor (IN)
  • George Fleetwood — AT&T President (IN)
  • Regional Development Authority (RDA) in IN
  • Jim Stanley — CEO NIPSCO
  • Valerie Martinelli — CEO of VMC & Innovate 50/50
  • Urban League
  • State Farm
  • Social Media Development Group (SMDG)
  • Americorps
  • GE Healthcare
  • AT&T (It Can Wait Campaign)
  • Mobisol
  • DS Smith
  • Snapple
  • Vickey Bailey — President at Anderson Stratton Enterprises
  • Caroline Mays — Indana Utility Regulatory Commissioner
  • Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson — Mayor of Gary, IN
  • Paula R. Jackson — National President / CEO of A.A.B.E.
  • Kelly Ann Collins — CEO of Vultlab
  • State of Indiana & State of Illinois
  • United Way
  • Lakeshore Media
  • Saint Anthony Hospital
  • Walmart
  • Collision Conference
  • Salvation Army
  • Jimmy Johns
  • Walmart
  • Popeye’s
SEE MY WORK HISTORY

WHAT I CAN DO FOR YOU

• Branding: help you grow your personal or company brand through digital strategies
• Social Media: show you how to use social media to engage & connect to your target niche
• Storytelling: help you find a way to convey that raw emotion to the people you want to reach
• Speaking: speak to your organization, school, community, nonprofit about the power of social media, storytelling, & personal branding

BRANDING SKILLSETS

B.R.A.N.D.I.N.G. is… Building  Relationships  Acquiring New Directions Initiating New Groups

— Troy Sandidge (My “acronym” take on “Branding”)

SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING

94%

GLOBAL BRANDING

88%

VISUAL STORYTELLING

92%

CONTENT MARKETING

87%

CREATIVITY (THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX)

98%

WORK ETHIC (WELL I AM A WORKAHOLIC)

100%

I AM A NOBODY, TRYING TO BE A SOMEBODY, WHO WILL SETTLE FOR BEING AN ANYBODY AMONG EVERYBODY

— Troy Sandidge (My own personal quote to describe me among many)

I am a strong believer in working harder to get better at working smarter. Yes, I am one who puts in the long hours from learning new methodologies to improving my skill sets with further training to always taking in knowledge and wisdom from mentors and leaders in various industries. Being more efficient and productive while reducing time wasted is always the goal for me.

I am  a learner first and a student of what I learn second. In short, I don’t believe in ever “arriving”. We are on a forever flight of stairs, a perpetuating cycle of walking/running up the escalator of constant improvement. What I love about marketing, social media, and similar fields is that they’re ones where you have to constantly update yourself. Software, equipment, technology, best practices, methodologies, and strategies are always changing. So you have to keep yourself sharp in order to maintain effectiveness.

I am a forever work in progress, constantly leveling up, never settling for anything less of myself than my absolute best and even when I have done my best, I believe I can always go back and be better next time.

AS A SPEAKER

As a speaker, my topics include Personal Branding, Social Media, Motivation & Inspiration, The Power of God, The Age Of Millennials, How To Be Successful Black Professionals, Entrepreneurship, Unemployment, Seeking A Job, Growing A Brand, and various other topics. DM for inquiries.

MEDIA MENTIONS

When you have Twitter fingers as fast as me or when you network as hard as I do both in the digital world and real world, you tend to have people talking about you. Click below to discover what’s out there in the media about me.

(Trust me, everything you found searching my name on Google, I put it here because I was curious myself lol)

SEE ALL OF MY MEDIA MENTIONS HERE!

MY STORY OF OVERCOMING THE ODDS & NEVER GIVING UP

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